Boundaries: From 34th Street to 57th Street and Fifth Ave to the Hudson River
Parts of this area is also known as Hell's Kitchen which starts west of 8th Avenue. City zoning limits buildings to six stories high. Although most buildings are older walk ups exceptions are often made hence new condominiums with top notch amenities have sprouted. A great number of actors reside here for convenience to the Broadway theatres. The area is also highly sought after for convenience to the business district and excellent choices for transportation.
Ninth Avenue is a foodie’s paradise with a multitude of ethnic restaurants including Vietnamese, Thai, Turkish, Indian, Ethiopian, Caribbean, French, German, Peruvian and many more. Restaurant Row is located on 46th Street between Eighth and Ninth ave and primarily caters to the Broadway crowds.
Midtown West is New York's busiest tourist destination with top attractions such as Time Square, the Broadway shows, Rockefeller Plaza and Radio City. It's also the top business and shopping centers. You can find relief from the crowds and corporate rush by staying west of Eighth Ave or east to the beautiful Bryant Park area. Korea town stays open 24hrs with authentic restaurants, karaoke joints and billiards halls. For concerts and sporting events there's the Iconic Madison Square Garden.